The North Oaks Pulmonary Rehabilitation program has been certified by AACVPR since 2000. The application process is voluntary and requires extensive documentation of program practices. Certified AACVPR programs are recognized as leaders in the field of cardiovascular and pulmonary rehabilitation because they offer the most advanced practices available. Certification is valid for 3 years at a time.
The North Oaks program is designed to help patients with pulmonary problems, such as Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) or respiratory symptoms, improve their quality of life. Certified programs include exercise, education, counseling and support services for patients and their families.
The AACVPR Program Certification is the only peer-reviewed accreditation process designed to review individual programs for adherence to standards and guidelines developed and published by the AACVPR and other professional societies. Each program is reviewed by the AACVPR National Certification Committee, and certification is awarded by the AACVPR Board of Directors.
To learn more about the North Oaks Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program, please call North Oaks Respiratory Care at (985) 230-2020.
Founded in 1985, the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation is a multidisciplinary organization dedicated to the mission of reducing morbidity, mortality and disability from cardiovascular and pulmonary disease through education, prevention, rehabilitation, research and disease management. Central to the core mission is improvement in quality of life for patients and their families. For more information, visit http://www.aacvpr.org.
About North Oaks Health System
North Oaks Health System is a community-based hospital organization with nearly 3,000 employees, physicians and volunteers, serving the Florida Parishes since 1960. Facilities include the 259-bed North Oaks Medical Center, 27-bed North Oaks Rehabilitation Hospital, North Oaks Heart Health Center (located within North Oaks Medical Center), North Oaks Diagnostic Center, North Oaks-Livingston Parish Medical Complex, North Oaks Hospice Agency, North Oaks Outpatient Rehabilitation Services, Magnolia Obstetrics & Gynecology, North Oaks Cardiology, North Oaks ENT & Allergy, North Oaks Family Medicine Clinic, North Oaks Primary Care Clinics, North Oaks Multispecialty Group, North Oaks Neurology Clinic, North Oaks Neurosurgery, North Oaks Occupational Health Services Clinic, North Oaks Orthopaedic Specialty Center, North Oaks Physiatry Clinic, North Oaks Pulmonology, North Oaks Rheumatology, North Oaks Specialty Clinic, North Oaks Walk-In Clinics and Northshore Internal Medicine Associates. For more information, please visit our website at http://www.northoaks.org or call (985) 230-6647 or (225) 686-4885.
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North Oaks Health System is a community-based hospital organization with nearly 3,000 employees, physicians and volunteers, serving the Florida Parishes of Louisiana since 1960.